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Society for Experimental Biology

Water Boatman

Caption: The water boatman (Micronecta scholtzi), above, is only 2mm long but is the loudest animal ever to be recorded, relative to its body size, outperforming all marine and terrestrial species.

Credit: Jerome Sueur

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